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“2020health is an important and thoughtful contributor to the health debate”

Dr Sarah Wollaston MP, Chairman, Health Select Committee

 
 

September

National Health Executive ‘No more re-disorganisations’ of the NHS – Dorrell

‘No more re-disorganisations’ of the NHS – Dorrell

The NHS must embrace the concept of commercialisation to boost innovation and save lives, delegates at a fringe debate of the Conservative Party annual conference heard.
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Sky News Sky Poll: Drunk A&E Patients Should Be Charged

Patients who turn up at A&E for treatment while intoxicated on drink or drugs should foot the bill, according to a Sky News poll. read on Sky Poll: Drunk A&E Patients Should Be Charged

British Journal of Healthcare Computing "The VA’s starting point is a comprehensive, electronic care record to which patients have access - we should be aiming for the same goal within the NHS"

"The VA’s starting point is a comprehensive, electronic care record to which patients have access - we should be aiming for the same goal within the NHS"

2020health′s John Cruickshank was invited earlier this year to visit the US′s Veterans′ Health Administration (VA) in Washington DC ‒ the world′s biggest telehealth user. He returned inspired with a vision for more joined-up, effective healthcare for our own elderly – which includes an EPR to which patients have access and secure, integrated apps for both patients and carers. The interview below is part of the BJ-HC Vox Pop "The growing problem of elderly care: Can technology be an enabler?" read on "The VA’s starting point is a comprehensive, electronic care record to which patients have access - we should be aiming for the same goal within the NHS"

Conservative Home I am proud that Britain uses diplomacy and reason, not "clinical strikes" and rage

What denotes a country’s international standing? It’s economic, military or foreign policy? It’s record on human rights or humanitarian assistance? It’s democratic procedures, or former empire or scientific influence? Ask ten people and you will get ten different answers. Yet international standing in the past few days has been construed by some politicians and press as being the willingness to join the USA in military action. The Sun’s ridiculous front page yesterday of the ‘death notice’ of our special relationship with the USA summed up this opinion, as if Britain’s greatness has depended all along on agreeing with our American cousins. read on I am proud that Britain uses diplomacy and reason, not "clinical strikes" and rage